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of the debate. in 1988, michael dukakis could have had help not looking so cold in his response. >> we have a professor at the george washington university, john sides. when you have those moments that reinforce, either good or for ill, to a candidate, how important or damaging can these be? >> candidate debates in a general election to not move the polls a lot. only in a close race. in general, i think these dramatic moments in debates are not necessarily game changes for the average american voter. >> you wrote, usually the candidates fight to a draw. it is hard in that context to have a stunning victory or a terrible defeat. can you elaborate? >> the candidates spend a lot of time trying to lower their expectations about the performance and portray the other person as this great orator. in reality, the candidates spend a lot of time prepping for the debates and they are very good at it. they have read a lot of material and memorize a lot of material. in that context, it is hard for a candidate to really make a big enough mistake to actually swing opinion too strongly to his opponent. >>
factory too far where you're like okay, we get it, michael dukakis and the pledge. this indian thing worked for him, this native-american thing worked for him for a short while. but he stayed on it. almost as if he has nothing else to attack her on and now this asbestos thing? he looks a little desperate right now. >> well, he probably is a little desperate right now. i'm not talking about the poll numbers, talking about the fact that president obama who is going to hammer mitt romney in his home state beat him by 20 points, that's a mathematical tough hill to climb. -- >> unless barack obama has a couple more bad debates. >> massachusetts won't matter. >> well, the margin does matter though. >> scott brown, clearly, apparently has not taken enough advantage of, is people sense that perhaps we should have one republican in washington. let's just send one republican in washington just to balance the scales, to keep people honest. this, you know, talking about elizabeth warren's indian heritage or whatever it is. >> come on. >> it doesn't register to people. it does not register. >> th
search. michael and thelma king were stabbed to death in their vacation home last month. police aren't ruling out further suspects. >>> a google search by a bored u.s. marshal has turned up one of the fbi's most wanted criminals after 30 years on the run. john donald cody was already under arrest in ohio under the name bobby thompson but a search matched an old photo of cody to his alter ego. the feds want him in connection with a multimillion dollar charity scam. >>> all right something missing from the ikea catalog in one country, moms! the giant furniture retailer ikea apologizing for the saudi arabian version of its catalog. it deleted all traces of women from the magazine. and from its companion website. apparently in accordance with saudi arabian rules about showing women in public. but ikea now says it regrets the move and that excluding women is in conflict with the company's values. >> can't take mom out of the catalog. all right ahead on "starting point," spanning the world to find the greatest moments in sports. award winning sports caster len berman, no relation, joins us
quote from 1990. michael jordan was asked to support a democratic candidate for senate, declined at the time saying republicans buy shoes, too. currently the owner of the charlotte bobcats and raises money for president obama. i don't think he's all that concerned at this point in his life and career that people will alienate him because of his political choices. >> back in the day, he was selling a lot of shoes. maybe that was the reason for that comment. a.j. hammer, thanks so much. he will be back with us in the next hour for more showbiz headlines. >>> the man behind the viral individu video sits down to talk about his breakdown and hospitalization. >>> one credit card company is paying out hundreds of dollars to each of its card holders. it's not because they racked up a bunch of reward points. [ thunder crashes ] [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn yo
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